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When the U.S. Air Force puts out an expected request for proposals next year for the next generation of jet trainers, Providence-based Textron Inc. hopes to join what is sure to be a crowded field. If it is in the mix, the new Textron AirLand Scorpion jet will be the reason why. more
Federal Reserve policymakers are missing a key element as they assess the health of the labor market: data that includes whether those who are employed are overqualified for their job or would like to work more hours. more
PAWTUCKET – The internal-medicine residency program at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island recently announced that 100 percent of the graduating Class of 2014 passed the American Board of Internal Medicine, certifying them as physicians. more
PROVIDENCE – The city school department has chosen Mt. Pleasant and Hope high schools to host two new Carnegie Opportunity by Design high schools. more
When it comes to pay, the place for teachers to be is Rhode Island, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Bureau of Economic Analysis compiled by Rasmussen College. more
Rhode Island added 1,200 more jobs than first reported for the second quarter of the year, according to revised figures put out by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training Thursday afternoon. more
The Associated General Contractors of America reported Wednesday that most construction firms are having trouble finding qualified workers, and firms in the Northeast were no exception, with 67 percent reporting difficulty filling jobs. more
Regional and state unemployment rates changed little in September, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Rhode Island is an example, as it has maintained a 7.6 unemployment rate since August. more
Rhode Island ranked 14th in the nation for five-year growth of total workers’ compensation benefits paid (including both cash and medical benefits), according to research by the National Academy of Social Insurance. more
Rhode Island ranked 29th on the annual Opportunity Index, released Monday from the national campaign, Opportunity Nation. more
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